20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun

20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
20 Space Reading Comprehension Passages: Fall Reading Comprehension Fun
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Need high-interest FALL reading comprehension passages that students LOVE? 20 fictional SPACE reading comprehension passages with four written questions. Tasting the Planets, A Ladder to Mars, The Provolone Moon, Galaxy Battles and more! High-interest, NO-PREP passages w/ teacher key.


Product Updated 5/25/17: Buyers, please download the update to fix the name Rex to Ryan in "Mr. Louis and the Rocket to Jupiter". Thank you!




IS YOUR LITERACY TIME READY FOR BLASTOFF?


Introducing Mister Outrageous’ short-fiction SPACE comprehension passages!
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• They will make students SMILE and LAUGH.
• They ASK core based questions that focus on reading skills.
• They try to TEACH lessons through self-reflection.
• They mix space FACTS into fictional tales.
• They aim to make students want to RE-READ the story because they loved it.
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You can use these for...
• Daily 5
• Literacy Time
• Small groups
• Morning work
• RTI
• Reading Tutoring
• Homework

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This pack is best recommended for 3rd grade, but also for STRONG and or G/T 2nd, or struggling 4th. These are perfect for supporting reading comprehension when your class is learning about space, or students who need more adventure during reading time.

**Note: These passages are only written at ONE level and unfortunately do not include multiple levels for differentiation at this time.**

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SAMPLE FOUR SPACE PASSAGES BEFORE YOU BUY!: Space Passages Sample
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The 20 story pack can be read in any order and includes:


Flurrgle's Fries and Oil: An alien from Saturn moves to New York and falls in love with the food. One day, he slipped with his fries and accidentally created the invention of a lifetime...

The Provolone Moon: Megan is on a mission to become the first kid to taste the cheese on the moon, but how is she going to get there...?

Gravity-Free Fridays: Ever since Mrs. Wilson got a gravity machine for her class, behavior has never been better.

The Alien in Room 402: "Benny is a great artist, but he keeps drawing weird things in art class. I'm going to find out why!"

A Ladder to Mars: "I looked all over the house for my sister until I found her out back. She's trying to build a ladder to Mars before NASA can fly there in 2030. She might need some help."

The Lonely Astronaut: Being the only astronaut on the moon started out amazing. Without anyone else around, it begins to get lonely...

Mrs. Redd Makes Contact: It's up to the country's best English teacher to try and communicate with an alien ship that landed in Colorado.

Grandma's Telescope: "Spending Friday nights with Grandma is my favorite. She's been teaching me how to find planets through her telescope."

The Rocket: "The Rocket was the best theme park ride anywhere in the world. Step inside for the adventure!"

A Dwarf with Heart: Mrs. Smith is trying to teach her students which planet has the most heart.

Tasting the Planets: Sure, you've seen all the planets, but have you ever wondered how they taste? Which is hot soup, and which are dessert?

The Astro Adventures of Jak Tanner: "Dear Teachers, I'm looking for hard working students to join my space crew. Any takers? - Jak Tanner"

Mr. Louis and the Rocket to Jupiter: Mr. Louis is trying to ruin recess once again. Can the students escape his rocket to Jupiter...?

The Black Hole for Homework: "No way can I lose the science fair! My mini black hole for homework is going to win for sure."

Baroony and the Space Bear: Braxton and his pet house-bear, Baroony, come home to find that a space bear stole Baroony's lasagna.

Moo from the Moon: A breaking news report: NASA has confirmed there are mooing sounds coming from the moon, but how...?

The Planetary Transistor: "My teacher gave me a special tool that allows me to jump planet to planet in no time. Is someone after me to get it?"

The New Kid: "Being abducted was scary enough, but now I'm the new kid at an alien school full of orange kids. Please let it be a dream!"

Galaxy Battles: In this "space movie" parody-tribute, Jubba Elementary needs a new leader before they lose control of the universe to Slipper Elementary.

Gravity Tag: Mrs. Rodgers' gym games took off ever since she was given a new gravity machine for P.E. class.


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4 written answer questions that focus on:

• Text-evidence based
• Close Reading
• Open ended questions for self-reflection

Each story includes:

• One student passage
• 4 core-based written answer questions
• Teacher answer key for easy grading

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As always, please contact me with any questions! Thank you! Mister Outrageous





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MONTHLY FICTION PASSAGES:

20 December Reading Comprehension Passages

24 January Reading Comprehension Passages + 24 Audiobooks

20 February Reading Comprehension Passages: Two Levels

20 March Reading Comprehension Passages: Two Levels

20 Fiction April Reading Comprehension Passages

20 Fiction May Reading Comprehension Passages

30 Fiction June-July Reading Comprehension Passages

20 Fiction August Reading Comprehension Passages

20 Fiction September Reading Comprehension Passages


MONTHLY NON-FICTION PASSAGES:


24 Non-Fiction January Reading Comprehension Passages + 24 Audiobooks

20 Non-Fiction June-July Reading Comprehension Passages

20 Non-Fiction August Reading Comprehension Passages


THEMED PASSAGES:

20 Outrageous Reading Comprehension Passages Two Levels for Differentiation

30 Sports Reading Comprehension Passages

10 Weather Reading Comprehension Passages

20 Fantasy Reading Comprehension Passages + 20 Audiobooks

20 Dinosaur Reading Comprehension Passages

20 Fictional SPACE Reading Comprehension Passages


OTHER:

Football Reading Activity: 24 Informational Text Practice Packets




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